Kinston, NC : What you need to know

Kinston, a recipient of the prestigious All America City Award, is located 80 miles east of Raleigh. Spirit AeroSystems' manufacturing jobs as well as Lenoir County's Global TransPark secured the area's place as a major player in the aerospace industry. The Neuse River winds its way through Kinston, providing boaters with a relaxing place to paddle. Down-home restaurants and excellent schools promote a family-friendly atmosphere.

 


Kinston, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 21540
Latest Population Increase 65.97
Median age 43
Median Household Income $28060
Median Home Price $102100
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Kinston, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 45.9%
  Population Women 54.1%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.2
In Kinston

 
33% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Kinston

Median Population

Median age 43
Age 18 Over 76.9
Age 21 Over 72.8
Age 62 Over 23.2
Age 65 Over 18.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 29.7%
  Ethnicity Black 66.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 28060
  Median Home Price 102100
  Homes Owned 54.9
  Homes Rent 45.1
  Median Property Rent 650

Kinston continues to have a small-town feel, and now it has large-city amenities.
Jim Stolze, resident

Language

  English Only 95.6
  English Other 4.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 16.8 MINUTES
in Kinston

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Kinston

Commute Types

  Walked 4
  Worked at Home 2.6
  Public Transportation 2
  Other Means 1
  Drove Alone 71.8
  Carpooled 18.6

32/100
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for Kinston